byPotts, Michael; Byrne, Paul A; Nilges, Richard G
Beyond Brain Death: The Case Against Brain Based Criteria for Human DeathAuthor: Michael Potts, Paul A. Byrne, Richard G. Nilges Published by Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-0-7923-6578-5 DOI: 10.1007/0-306-46882-4Table of Contents:Introduction: Beyond Brain Death Brain Death—the Patient, the Physician, and Society Metaphysical Misgivings about “Brain Death” Pro-Life Support of the Whole Brain Death Criterion: A Problem of Consistency The Demise of “Brain Death” in Britain Brain Stem... Topic: Brain death
Bichat examined what happens in sudden death. Bichat describes his experiments on the freshly killed bodies of those guillotined during the French Revolution and demonstrated cardiac excitation by electricity that could occur only when the organ was stimulated by direct contact. He concentrated on the role of the brain, the heart, and the lungs Topics: Life (Biology), Death (Biology), Death, Brain Death, Thanatology, Physiology
John Lizza lecture on December 1, 2009 for the Jerome Medalie End-of-Life Issues group at the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics Topics: 'justice', 'end of life', 'end-of-life', 'yale', 'bioethics', 'lizza', 'definition of death',...